Women linguistic features used by three female heroes in three different superhero movies by Marvel Cinematic Universe

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Al Arsyi, Tirai (2020) Women linguistic features used by three female heroes in three different superhero movies by Marvel Cinematic Universe. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This thesis aims to analyze the women linguistic features of female heroes in superhero movies. This thesis also aims to discover the function and the factor of linguistic features used by three different female heroes in their speech. This present study focuses on women language features. But, the researcher also aims to compare it with men language features used by three female heroes. These three female heroes are the main character in their own movies. Therefore, their backgrounds are different. There are three problems in this present study: (1) what are the types of women and men linguistic features used by three female heroes in each movie? (2) what are the functions of women language features used by three female heroes in the chosen superhero movie? (3) what are the factors that influence the use of features language between three female heroes? This study used a descriptive qualitative approach. The researcher collected the data and summarized it with narrative or verbal method. Descriptive study used to analyze the utterances of the three female heroes through the script of each movie. The data collected by transcribing three movies, Avengers Endgame, Ant Man and The Wasp and Guardian of the Galaxy 1. Then the researcher identified the types of linguistic features with applying codes. After that, the researcher classified it in order to find the features used by three female heroes. This study's findings show that there are six women language features used by the three female heroes in total. Those women language features are lexical hedges or fillers, tag question, raising intonation, intensifiers, hypercorrect grammar, and emphatic stress. Among the three female heroes' language features, emphatic stress is the type that most frequently used. Meanwhile, for men language features, the researcher found out that there are three types. There are interruption, command, and insult. Besides, this present study also reveals the function of women language features applied in all three female heroes. However, the researcher found out three female heroes use women language features to express uncertainty, to get a respond, to start a discussion, and to express feelings or opinions. The researcher also found out that social factor; sex role is the only factor that shaped Natasha Romanoff's language features. Meanwhile, Hope Van Dyne's and Gamora’s language features are not shaped by social and cultural factors.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Al Arsyi, Tiraitiraialarsyi@gmail.comA73216133
Thesis advisorRohma, Zuliatizettira@gmail.com2003037303
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Tirai Al Arsyi
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2020 12:18
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2020 12:18
URI: http://digilib.uinsa.ac.id/id/eprint/43677

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